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'Madam Secretary' latest Hollywood obsession with the Beltway

Monday, 22 September 2014 13:32
The cast of CBS' "Madam Secretary" stands with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. STORY HIGHLIGHTSCBS debuts a new show Sunday night about a female secretary of stateIt's one of many shows from Hollywood with a Washington focusStars of the show stopped by the nation's capital for its premier Washington (CNN) -- Hollywood's ongoing enchantment with politics continues with yet another political TV show; CBS' upcoming "Madam Secretary.
Obama "obviously concerned" about White House security breach
Monday, 22 September 2014 13:04
President Obama was "obviously concerned," a White House spokesman said Monday, that a man wielding a knife managed to jump the White House fence on Friday night and actually get inside before being apprehended. At the same time, spokesman Josh Earnest said, Mr. Obama has "complete confidence" in the Secret Service to reform security at the White House as necessaryRep. Peter King: White House security breach "absolutely inexcusable"Installing security checkpoints around White House under discussion…
U.S. says won't link Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks
Monday, 22 September 2014 13:04
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday rejected a proposal floated by Iranian officials in which Tehran would cooperate in the fight against Islamic State forces in exchange for flexibility on its nuclear program. Senior Iranian officials told Reuters that Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange.
Texas soldier beat daughter to death for soiled diaper, police say
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:08
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Fort Bliss, Texas, soldier beat his 2-year-old daughter to death after he became upset that she soiled her diaper, police said on Monday. Dartarious Graham, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist, was arrested by El Paso police and charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. Peyton Graham was found unresponsive with suspicious injuries in her father's apartment and later died at a hospital on Saturday,…
NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:08
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Delaware bus crash that left two dead and dozens injured. NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson said Monday that the agency has opened an investigation, with investigators at the scene. The crash occurred Sunday just before 4:30 p.m. when a tour bus overturned on a highway off-ramp in northern Delaware. A female passenger was pinned under the bus and died at the scene.
Homeland Security has a serious employee retention problem
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:03
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees are leaving at much higher rates than workers across the rest of the federal government, making it difficult for the agency to fulfill its mission of combating emerging threats ranging from terrorism to cyber attacks, a Washington Post report reveals. Interviews with current and former officials reveal that a dysfunctional work environment and low morale are the factors leading employees out of the agency at nearly twice the rate…
Congress has the NFL in its crosshairs
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:03
All summer long, Congress' frustration grew over the NFL's refusal to consider changing the name of the Washington Redskins football team to something less offensive to Native American populations. Then came a series of domestic violence and child abuse allegations against various players followed by the highly-criticized response, or lack thereof, by the league. PlayVideoSaturday Controversies cast shadow on early NFL season
U.S. rejects Iran bid to link Islamic State fight to nuclear concessions
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:03
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday rejected a proposal floated by Iranian officials in which Tehran would cooperate in the fight against Islamic State forces in exchange for flexibility on its nuclear program. Senior Iranian officials told Reuters that Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange.
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Monday, 22 September 2014 10:03
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US software firm to create 100 jobs in Belfast
Monday, 22 September 2014 09:02
A US software engineering company has announced the creation of 100 jobs in Northern Ireland. Puppet Labs, which is used by companies such as Twitter, eBay and PayPal, plans to launch a new operation in Belfast over the next three years. Stormont’s Enterprise Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has described the investment as a significant boost to the local economy. The new posts will have average salaries of around €37,000 a year. Invest Northern…

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